Hurricane Sandy: IRC aids Haitian quake survivors in deluged camps
October 26, 2012 by The IRC
|Hurricane Sandy lashed Haiti with heavy winds and rain this week, flooding earthquake survivors' camps and tents with garbage. Photo: IRC|
As Hurricane Sandy pushes north, leaving 39 people dead in the Caribbean, the International Rescue Committee is assisting Haitians who rode out the storm in makeshift shelters in and around Port-au-Prince.
IRC teams head out to assess storm damage in camps around Port-au-Prince on Friday. Many of these settlements sprang up after the 2010 earthquake in areas prone to flooding and mudslides.